Rule 7016. Pre-Trial Procedures
(a) Pretrial conferences; scheduling; management. Rule 16 F.R.Civ.P. applies in adversary proceedings.
(b) Determining procedure. The bankruptcy court shall decide, on its own motion or a party’s timely motion, whether:
(1) to hear and determine the proceeding;
(2) to hear the proceeding and issue proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law; or
(3) to take some other action.